A Comparison Of 'A Chance At Freedom And' A Chance At Freedom?

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All writers use purposeful language to display themes, characters, and events they want to emphasize in a heightened manner. Often times, books and short stories share similarities and differences in their attempt to concurrently relate to past archetypes and create new and refreshing content that readers would enjoy. In english class we were given the task of creating a hero cycle story, either triumphing or tragic, that was inspired by writing techniques of which we learned by reading books in literary circles, as well as independently. In this evaluation I will be comparing my own story “ A Chance At Freedom” to literary masterpieces including F.Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, and The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. Theme is the most important part of many books, it's what the reader is left with to think about and learn from. Both The Great Gatsby and “A Chance At Freedom” share a theme of featuring a “twisted relationship” that the reader can learn from. The theme of Gatsby focuses on how money can corrupt a relationship "She's not leaving me… Certainly not for a common swindler who'd have to steal the ring he put on her finger" This quote,…show more content…
Racial injustices and the “black lives matter” campaign are an incredibly sore topic for many. The author Angie Thomas recognized a need for teen education of this issue and wrote a captivating book, which i believe was successful in gaining a new perspective on issues I would have otherwise only seen news accounts of. “ A Chance At Freedom” encapsulates, the idea of female manipulative abusive relationship, which is important because society views men as dominant partners generally, but anyone could be in that type of situation. By challenging archetypal norms the reader is able to pick up on new and educational points of
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